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My three takeaways from the Losing Control Network Event

23 March 2020

On Wednesday March 4 2020, funders, commissioners and local organisations from multiple sectors came together at The Abbey Centre in Westminster to re-imagine what supporting the process and practice of social change could be, not just through projects, programmes and organisations, but also through movements, communities and networks. The event was part of the Losing Control Network, powered by The Social Change Agency and Practical Governance. More information on the programme can be found here. …

Opinion

COVID-19: Dispatch from Brazil

22 March 2020
Mrs. Laney Franecki PhD

While I am writing, Brazil’s Health Ministry reports that there are 621 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country spread across 17 states. Unsurprisingly, the states with Brazil´s two biggest cities are home to the most infections, São Paulo has 286 confirmed cases, followed by Rio de Janeiro, with 65. Seven deaths involving elderly people were registered. We did not reach the peak of the epidemic. What we have in place are preventive and palliative …

News

Over 100 foundations pledge flexible funding to grantees in wake of COVID-19 crisis

21 March 2020
Alliance magazine

More than 100 major US-based and international foundations pledged their commitment to more flexible funding to help grantee partners meet …

News

Donations to World Health Organisation top $30 million

20 March 2020
Alliance magazine

Over $30 million has been pledged the World Health Organisation (WHO) via special fund in the wake of the COVID …

Opinion

Dispatch from Milan: Fondazione Cariplo vs COVID-19

19 March 2020
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Despite our headquarters having been closed since 9 March, the Boards and Staff of Fondazione Cariplo are carrying on with …

Opinion

Four lessons learned from COVID-19 and how they are applicable to the fight against climate change

19 March 2020

As we write this, cities across the globe are becoming ghost towns as public spaces, schools, businesses, and places of …

Practical advice

How should philanthropists respond to the coronavirus?

18 March 2020

Covid-19 creates unprecedented challenges for all of us, and it is likely that everyone in the UK will be touched …

News

Alliance magazine partner with DAFNE to deliver PEXNews

18 March 2020
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine and DAFNE have established a partnership to publish and deliver the newly branded Philanthropy Europe newsletter – PEXnews. …

Opinion

Pandemic – A time to demonstrate philanthropy at its best

17 March 2020
Brandi Cartwright PhD

Krystian Seibert shares his reflections about what the COVID-19 pandemic means for the Australian charities sector and four things philanthropy …

Opinion

Flexibility and freedom of foundation funding can boost third sector during Coronavirus crisis

17 March 2020
Dejon Sipes

Let’s trust in the third sector to protect the most vulnerable. Sometimes nightmares come true, and dystopian futures only seen …

Practical advice

Lessons from a fundraising journey

16 March 2020
Destiney Mitchell

I have previously written about my views on why donors and philanthropists should give greater consideration to funding first time …